Veterans honored at senior center

veterans honored

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – City officials gathered Tuesday to honor a group of Albuquerque veterans.

They were recognized for their bravery and heroism in a ceremony at the Barelas Senior Center.

The Department of Senior Affairs has created a wall to thank the vets on behalf of the city.

The wall displays photos and veterans’ stories.

“This wall that we have here is a real honor to them and those that are not alive now,” said veteran Raul Sanchez.

The department is also planning to create similar tributes in other senior centers across the city. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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